The Spartan baseball team suffered through losses last week to North Canton Hoover 3-2 and Austintown Fitch 8-6 and 8-5.
Hoover broke a 22 tie with one run in the top of the seventh inning. The spartan effort came up short when they left the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh. Gino Beato had two hits to pace the Spartan offense. Jake Baun suffered the complete game loss.
In game one of the Fitch double header, the Spartans held a 65 lead going into the sixth inning. After getting the first two batters out on the sixth, the falcons pushed three runs across. Brian Fryda and Gino Beato had two hits each for Boardman. Phil Diianni and Lou Cardona each doubled. Scott Lendak had two RBIs.
Game two had the Spartans holding leads of 2-0 and 5-3 before Fitch took the lead in the fifth inning and held on. Phil Diianni had three hits while Brian Fryda and Scott Lendak had two each.